The 2008 BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix is the second season of BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix with fourteen tournaments in contested. The season started with German Open in February and ended with Vietnam Open in December.

Schedule

Below is the schedule released by Badminton World Federation:[1]

Tour Official title Venue City Date
Start Finish
1 Germany German Open Grand Prix RWE-Sporthalle Mülheim February 26 March 2
2 India India Open Grand Prix Gold Kotla Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Indoor Stadium Hyderabad April 1 April 6
3 Thailand Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Nimibutr Stadium Bangkok June 24 June 29
4 United States U.S. Open Grand Prix Orange County Badminton Club Orange July 8 July 13
5 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Taipei County Shinjuang Stadium Taipei September 9 September 14
6 Macau Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tap Seac Multi-sports Pavilion[2] Macau September 30 October 5
7 Germany Bitburger Open Grand Prix Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken Saarbrücken September 30 October 5
8 Bulgaria Bulgaria Open Grand Prix Sofia Sports Hall Sofia October 7 October 12
9 Netherlands Dutch Open Grand Prix Topsportcentrum Almere October 14 October 19
10 Russia Russia Open Grand Prix Druzhba Multipurpose Arena Moscow November 4 November 9
11 New Zealand New Zealand Open Grand Prix North Shore Events Centre Auckland November 11 November 16
12 Vietnam Vietnam Open Grand Prix Phan Dinh Phung Stadium Ho Chi Minh City December 2 December 7
  Grand Prix Gold

Results

Winners

Tour Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
Germany Germany South Korea Lee Hyun-il South Korea Jun Jae-youn South Korea Lee Jae-jin
South Korea Hwang Ji-man
South Korea Lee Kyung-won
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
India India Thailand Boonsak Ponsana Hong Kong Zhou Mi China Guo Zhendong
China Xie Zhongbo
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
Thailand Thailand China Lin Dan China Xie Xingfang China Cai Yun
China Fu Haifeng
China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
China Xie Zhongbo
China Zhang Yawen
United States United States Canada Andrew Dabeka United States Lili Zhou United States Howard Bach
United States Khan Malaythong
Chinese Taipei Chang Li-ying
Chinese Taipei Hung Shih-chieh
United States Halim Heryanto
United States Peng Yun
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Indonesia Simon Santoso India Saina Nehwal Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Indonesia Devin Lahardi Fitriawan
Indonesia Lita Nurlita
Macau Macau Indonesia Taufik Hidayat Hong Kong Zhou Mi Malaysia Koo Kien Keat
Malaysia Tan Boon Heong
China Cheng Shu
China Zhao Yunlei
China Xu Chen
China Zhao Yunlei
Germany Bitburger India Chetan Anand Indonesia Maria Febe Kusumastuti Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
Denmark Helle Nielsen
Denmark Marie Roepke
India Valiyaveetil Diju
India Jwala Gutta
Bulgaria Bulgaria Denmark Joachim Persson Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
India Jwala Gutta
India Shruti Kurian
India Valiyaveetil Diju
India Jwala Gutta
Netherlands Dutch Indonesia Andre Kurniawan Tedjono Netherlands Yao Jie Indonesia Fran Kurniawan
Indonesia Rendra Wijaya
Denmark Lena Frier Kristiansen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Russia Russia Netherlands Dicky Palyama Russia Ella Diehl Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Alexandr Nikolaenko
Russia Valeria Sorokina
Russia Nina Vislova
Russia Alexandr Nikolaenko
Russia Valeria Sorokina
New Zealand New Zealand Malaysia Lee Tsuen Seng Hong Kong Zhou Mi Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Lin Yu-Lang
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
Chinese Taipei Chou Chia-Chi
Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Chou Chia-Chi
Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam Nguyen Tien Minh Singapore Zhang Beiwen[3] Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Yao Lei
Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati

Performance by country

Tabulated below are the Grand Prix performances based on countries. Only countries who have won a title are listed:

Team GER IND THA USA TPE MAC GER BUL NED RUS NZL VIE Total
China China 2 5 2 9
Denmark Denmark 1 2 2 2 7
Indonesia Indonesia 2 1 1 2 1 7
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 1 1 1 3 6
India India 1 2 2 5
South Korea South Korea 5 5
Russia Russia 4 4
Hong Kong Hong Kong 1 1 1 3
Malaysia Malaysia 1 1 1 3
United States United States 3 3
Netherlands Netherlands 1 1 2
Singapore Singapore 2 2
Bulgaria Bulgaria 1 1
Canada Canada 1 1
Thailand Thailand 1 1
Vietnam Vietnam 1 1

Grand Prix Gold

India Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Thailand Boonsak Ponsana India Chetan Anand 21–16, 21–12
Women's singles Hong Kong Zhou Mi China Lu Lan 21–14, 21–14
Men's doubles China Guo Zhendong / Xie Zhongbo Malaysia Chan Chong Ming / Chew Choon Eng 19–21, 21–14, 21–12
Women's doubles Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin / Cheng Wen-hsing Japan Miyuki Maeda / Satoko Suetsuna 21–17, 21–16
Mixed doubles China He Hanbin / Yu Yang Germany Kristof Hopp / Birgit Overzier 21–18, 21–9
Thailand Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles China Lin Dan Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 17–21, 21–15, 21–13
Women's singles China Xie Xingfang China Lu Lan 26–24, 21–7
Men's doubles China Cai Yun / Fu Haifeng China Guo Zhendong / Xie Zhongbo 21–17, Retired
Women's doubles China Yang Wei / Zhang Jiewen Malaysia Chin Eei Hui / Wong Pei Tty 15–21, 21–13, 21–13
Mixed doubles China Xie Zhongbo / Zhang Yawen China He Hanbin / Yu Yang 23–25, 21–10, 23–21
Chinese Taipei Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Indonesia Simon Santoso Malaysia Roslin Hashim 21–18, 13–21, 21–10
Women's singles India Saina Nehwal Malaysia Lydia Cheah 21–8, 21–19
Men's doubles Denmark Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen Indonesia Candra Wijaya / United States Tony Gunawan 22–20, 21–14
Women's doubles Chinese Taipei Chien Yu Chin / Cheng Wen-hsing Indonesia Rani Mundiasti / Jo Novita 21–16, 21–17
Mixed doubles Indonesia Devin Lahardi / Lita Nurlita Chinese Taipei Fang Chieh-min / Cheng Wen-hsing 14–21, 21–11, 21–19
Macau Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Indonesia Taufik Hidayat Malaysia Lee Chong Wei 21–19, 21–15
Women's singles Hong Kong Zhou Mi Malaysia Julia Wong Pei Xian 21–13, 21–19
Men's doubles Malaysia Koo Kien Keat / Tan Boon Heong Chinese Taipei Fang Chieh-min / Lee Sheng-mu 21–16, 21–18
Women's doubles China Cheng Shu / Zhao Yunlei China Ma Jin / Wang Xiaoli 21–15, 21–18
Mixed doubles China Xu Chen / Zhao Yunlei Hong Kong Yohan Hadikusumo Wiratama / Chau Hoi Wah 21–15, 21–16

Grand Prix

German Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles South Korea Lee Hyun-il Japan Sho Sasaki 22–20, 21–5
Women's singles South Korea Jun Jae-youn China Wang Yihan 25–23, 21–10
Men's doubles South Korea Lee Jae-jin / Hwang Ji-man South Korea Jung Jae-sung / Lee Yong-dae 21–13, 21–19
Women's doubles South Korea Lee Kyung-won / Lee Hyo-jung Japan Miyuki Maeda / Satoko Suetsuna 21–17, 21–16
Mixed doubles South Korea Lee Yong-dae / Lee Hyo-jung China He Hanbin / Yu Yang 9–21, 27–25, 21–18
U.S. Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Canada Andrew Dabeka Denmark Martin Bille Larsen 21–14, 21–9
Women's singles United States Lili Zhou Republic of Ireland Chloe Magee 23–21, 21–16
Men's doubles United States Howard Bach / Khan Malaythong United States Halim Heryanto / Raju Rai 21–14, 21–19
Women's doubles Chinese Taipei Chang Li-ying / Hung Shih-chieh Chinese Taipei Tsai Pei-ling / Yang Chia-chen 21–19, 21–14
Mixed doubles United States Halim Heryanto / Peng Yun Canada Mike Beres / Valerie Loker 21–13, 21–16
Bitburger Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles India Chetan Anand India Arvind Bhat 23–25, 24–22, 23–21
Women's singles Indonesia Maria Febe Kusumastuti India Aditi Mutatkar 22–24, 21–8, 23–21
Men's doubles Denmark Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen Germany Kristof Hopp / Johannes Schöttler 21–11, 21–15
Women's doubles Denmark Helle Nielsen / Marie Roepke Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati / Meiliana Jauhari 21–15, 21–18
Mixed doubles India Diju Valiyaveetil / Jwala Gutta Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen 8–21, 21–17, 22–20
Bulgaria Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Denmark Joachim Persson Chinese Taipei Hsieh Yu-hsing 17–21, 21–19, 21–19
Women's singles Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva Indonesia Rosaria Yusfin Pungkasari 21–14, 21–12
Men's doubles Denmark Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen Indonesia Fran Kurniawan / Wijaya Rendra 25–23, 21–16
Women's doubles India Jwala Gutta / Shruti Kurian Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati / Meiliana Jauhari 21–11, 21–19
Mixed doubles India Diju V. / Jwala Gutta Indonesia Fran Kurniawan / Shendy Puspa Irawati 15–21, 21–18, 21–19
Dutch Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Indonesia Andre Kurniawan Tedjono India Chetan Anand 21–15, 11–21, 21–19
Women's singles Netherlands Yao Jie Bulgaria Linda Zechiri 21–14, 21–13
Men's doubles Indonesia Fran Kurniawan / Rendra Wijaya India Rupesh Kumar / Sanave Thomas 21–18, 21–18
Women's doubles Denmark Lena Frier Kristiansen / Kamilla Rytter Juhl Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati / Meiliana Jauhari 21–16, 25–23
Mixed doubles Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen Indonesia Fran Kurniawan / Shendy Puspa Irawati 21–17, 21–9
Russian Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Netherlands Dicky Palyama Russia Stanislav Pukhov 21–12, 21–18
Women's singles Russia Ella Diehl Ukraine Larisa Griga 21–10, 17–21, 21–12
Men's doubles Russia Vitalij Durkin / Alexandr Nikolaenko Russia Vladimir Ivanov / Ivan Sozonov 21–11, 21–15
Women's doubles Russia Valeria Sorokina / Nina Vislova Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva / Dimitria Popstoykova 21–18, 21–8
Mixed doubles Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko / Valeria Sorokina Russia Vitalij Durkin / Nina Vislova 21–19, 21–19
New Zealand Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Malaysia Lee Tsuen Seng Malaysia Sairul Amar Ayob 24–22, 21–17
Women's singles Hong Kong Zhou Mi New Zealand Rachel Hindley 21–10, 21–15
Men's doubles Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling / Lin Yu-Lang Indonesia Fernando Kurniawan / Lingga Lie 22–20, 21–10
Women's doubles Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin / Chou Chia-Chi Malaysia Haw Chiou Hwee / Lim Pek Siah 21–8, 21–15
Mixed doubles Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling / Chou Chia-Chi Chinese Taipei Hsieh Yu-hsing / Chien Yu-chin 21–18, 22–20
Vietnam Open
Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Vietnam Nguyen Tien Minh Hong Kong Chan Yan Kit 24–22, 21–18
Women's singles Singapore Zhang Beiwen Singapore Xing Aiying 11–21, 21–19, 22–20
Men's doubles Malaysia Choong Tan Fook / Lee Wan Wah Indonesia Fran Kurniawan / Wijaya Rendra 21–14, 21–10
Women's doubles Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari / Yao Lei Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati / Meiliana Jauhari 16–21, 21–19, 21–11
Mixed doubles Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad / Shendy Puspa Irawati Singapore Riky Widianto / Vanessa Neo Yu Yan 21–17, 21–9

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